Huntsman Corporation, a leading global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals, announced on Sep 2 the official opening of its Asia Pacific Technology Centre (ATC) in Shanghai's Minhang Development Zone, giving regional customers direct access to a world-class technology innovation resource.
The new Centre will initially accommodate research and technical experts from Huntsman's Polyurethanes and Performance Products divisions, with the number of specialists expected to expand rapidly over the next few years. The ATC team will draw on the expertise of its counterparts at Huntsman's Technical Development Centres in Europe and the USA, to speed the introduction of new technology platforms into the Asia Pacific market. The company's team of regional specialists will provide extensive developmental and testing support to customers, providing custom-made solutions for Asia Pacific markets on a quick and efficient basis.
Already a market leader in polyurethanes industry, Huntsman aims to strengthen their commitment to customers in the market by providing technology requirements on a timely basis.